Beachcombers at Muir Beach found some substantial flotsam recently. “It certainly created quite a discussion point for all the beachgoers over the hot Marin weekend,” said Craig Allender.©
Normally, conditions are pretty tranquil in Papeete’s harbor, shown here, and in the nearby anchorage off Marina Taina.
The following are first three paragraphs of a story by Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten that appeared in the August 2 Los Angeles Times.
Trekka wasn’t too roomy, but this Laurent Giles-designed sloop took the young singlehander safely around the world.
"I am convinced that had the U.S. government hired Mexico to handle the post Katrina clean up in New Orleans, that city would have been up and running in three weeks," writes Charlie Bloomer, a yacht broker at Sea of Cortez Yachts in San Carlos, Mexico.
As of today, the Baja Ha-Ha has received 186 paid entries, and several more are expected.
John Kilroy Jr.’s TP 52 Samba Pa Ti haulin’ the mail at last year’s Rolex Big Boat Series.
With winds out of the SW, San Carlos beachfront homes took a battering.
Australian Jessica Watson, 16, left Mooloolaba aboard her S&S 34 Ella’s Pink Lady yesterday morning bound for Sydney.
If Jaime, Mera and Aeron thought their world was turned upside-down by sailing aboard Profligate in last spring’s Sea of Cortez Sailing Week, it was nothing compared to Jimena.
John Winning’s Yandoo blasting to a win in yesterday’s Ronstan Bridge to Bridge race.
Tom, Nicole and the kids at Catalina yesterday, during a shakedown for late October’s Ha-Ha.
You’ll feel a lot better about life while harnessing the power of the wind, rather than the power of petro-chemicals!
Dueling 18-footers cross tacks downwind yesterday at the St. Francis YC’s 18-ft Skiff International Regatta.
While Hurricane Jimena is not dead yet, so far the news has been all good for mariners when it comes this former Category 4 hurricane that paralleled the coast of mainland Mexico a good distance offshore and then finally made landfall at Bahia Santa Maria, about 175 miles north of Cabo San Lucas.
Four-time circumnavigator Scott Piper will join the Ha-Ha fleet while en route to Panama and Scotland.
We all know how the rain falls in Spain, but in Northern California, the rain mainly falls in the winter.
Hans Klaar’s 73-ft Ontong Java was a welcome sight to many Polynesians. © 2009 Glenn Tieman The name Glenn Tieman should ring a bell with regular visitors to this site and readers of Latitude 38 magazine.
Batten down the hatches, Jimena is heading inshore – and she appears to be in a very bad mood.
Family and friends are ‘waiting for Godot’ to arrive safely in the Marquesas.
When last we heard from Dick and Sharon Drechsler, they were prepping their Long Beach-based Catalina 470 Last Resort for a trip down the beach from Puget Sound.
Although details have yet to be finalized, festivities in San Diego surrounding the annual Baja Ha-Ha cruisers’ rally are expected to reach a new level.
A 13-year-old Dutch girl attempting to become the youngest-ever circumnavigator has been placed under state supervision in the Netherlands.
Having previously earned his stripes by soloing across the Atlantic, Mike Perham secured a slick ride and serious sponsorship for his record attempt.
Ted Kennedy, who loved sailing and being at sea about as much as he loved anything else, passed away last night at Hyannis Port, MA.
Less than a week after a jury found his case against Bismarck Dinius to be less than convincing, embattled Lake County District Attorney Jon E.
Sausalito sailor Tim Sell caught this great series of shots during last night’s Sausalito YC Beer Cans.
Here’s of broader view of the landing at Niue. That’s Greetings anchored offshore.
Sailing on the Bay has been great lately — have you been missing out for lack of crew?
Assuming this sailboat is not motorsailing, the skipper is running a proper light configuration: running lights but no steaming lights.
Pro photographer Peter “Snaketamer” Lyons rode herd on the runaway Viper until the larger Protector Escapade arrived.
What the?! Can you explain this unretouched photograph? © 2009 Daydream We’ve seen about a million photos of sunsets, but the one above, taken by Wayne Wilson and Susan Leader of the Ladysmith, British Columbia-based Selestra 50 Daydream, is unique.
After yesterday’s not-guilty verdicts, Bismarck Dinius and his family are understandably on Cloud Nine.
Towing a keelboat in big swells in no easy task. Luckily for Avatar her rescuers refused to give up.
Mike Martin and Jeff Nelson rockin’ the Circle at the 505 North Americans.